Siemens AG, founded in 1847, is a global technology powerhouse active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient and resource-saving technologies, Siemens has leading positions in offshore wind turbine construction, gas and steam turbines for power generation, power transmission solutions, infrastructure solutions, automation, drive and software solutions, as well as medical imaging equipment and laboratory diagnostics. The history of Siemens in China dates back to 1872, when the company delivered the first pointer telegraph to China. The company manufactured the first steam generator and built the country’s first tram line by the end of the 19th century. In 1985, “Memorandum of Comprehensive Co-operation between Machinery, the Electric and Electronics Industries of the People’s Republic of China and Siemens AG” marked a comprehensive cooperation between Siemens and China. For more than 140 years, Siemens has pioneered cooperation with the country with its solutions, technologies and products, and has been known in the country for its quality and reliability, technological excellence and innovation. Siemens has witnessed the tremendous changes that have taken place since China opened up and embarked on its reform drive. In Fiscal Year 2015 (October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015), Siemens achieved solid growth and generated revenue of €6.94 billion in China. With about 32,000 employees, Siemens is one of the largest foreign-invested companies in the country. Siemens has become an integral part of the Chinese economy and society. Offering a wide array of Environmental Portfolio and innovative solutions in cooperation with local partners, Siemens is committed to the sustainable development of China. The company will take further efforts to become closer to its customers to respond quickly and effectively to their demands.